Republican support in 'jaw-dropping' free fall
By Steve Benen
Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:48 AM EDT
Professional pollsters for major news organizations are notoriously cautious people who avoid hyperbole. So when Democratic pollster Peter Hart and Republican Bill McInturff conducted the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll
and described the results as "jaw-dropping
," it's worth appreciating why.
There are interesting polls and then there are "jaw-dropping" polls.
Republican pollster Bill McInturff said, "These numbers lead to one inescapable conclusion: The Republicans are not tone deaf; they are stone deaf."